Get Your Kicks on Route 66

By Roxie Pell

Travel Expert Jim Hinckley on Route 66 and the Great American Road Trip Today

The Meanest Roads in America: More Public Highways Bleeding Tourists with Cashless Tolls

By Jason Cochran

Posted on 08/12/2013, 8:15 PM

They're the meanest roads in America. If you haven't taken a road trip vacation in the last few years, you're in for a rude shock. More states are implementing what's called "cashless tolls," which require vehicles to carry transponders that roadside sensors debit with the price of tolls. While cashless tolls have sped up traffic on many commuter routes, some states have unwisely and uncharitably...

8 Day Trip Destinations Near San Francisco

By Avital Binshtock

From bustling urban centers to pristine natural settings, Northern California can please even the pickiest of travelers. Here are eight day trips within a two-hour drive from San Francisco.

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Motoring Minus Meltdowns: Tips for Toddler Road Trips

By Suzanne Rowan Kelleher

Take some tried-and-tested advice from experts and readers for how to make the most of your family's time on the open road.

Highway 1: The Route to the Best of Maine

By Charis Atlas Heelan

Historic cities, landmark lighthouses, quintessential lobster shacks, and antique emporiums, make for an idyllic New England journey.

Victorian Vibe: Ellicott City Historic District

By Mary K. Tilghman

We invite you to stop at this historic Maryland town that's off the beaten path, yet has attracted historical figures and modern-day tourists.

Wining and Dining along the Russian River Wine Road

By Alexis Lipsitz Flippin

A weekend get away in Sonoma Valley.